DAVID BRADFORD | CALL OUT

DAVID BRADFORD is a poet and MFA candidate at the University of Guelph. He is the author of Nell Zink Is Damn Free (Blank Cheque Press, 2017) and Call Out (knife|fork|book, 2017). He splits his time between Montreal and Toronto.  

SO MODULAR

View this post on Instagram February read 11/15, 22/25 (of an intended 50) in my #offtheshelf queue, and 24/29 in my #readin2018 queue: @newportmanteau – Call Out. Gifted to me by publisher @itsakirby, whose recommendations I treasure (and hope to seek out again soon). Close-up of #poetry shelf 2 (At to Go). These next reviews …

JANUARY MO PO

Such fun.  knife | fork | book +++ 12 JAN SLO-PO w/ DAVID BRADFORD 7:30PM | 25 JAN KFB at CROSSROADS LITERARY FESTIVAL YORK U | 26 JAN GARRY THOMAS MORSE | 2 FEB ADAM KATZ & DALE SMITH BOOK LAUNCH | UPCOMING : CELINA SU | BIG AL’S LOVEFEST | MORE

The year

How long have you been open?” “Just over a year,” I reply. I know. It’s a little crazy. Can it really be [15 months, to be exact]? And… what a year. Simply astonishing, all that can happen, culminate, in a year. A first year. And, here we are. You only have to search these pages/posts …

Gems

First of all, every publisher believes there’s is the best stuff out there this (or any) year. We’re no exception. Our first five, (one cleverly disguised as a ‘bon-bon’), all exceptional, stand alone. Good poetry in [very] pretty packaging with nods to our brilliant book designer, Norman Nehmetallah, and printer John De Jesus at Coach …

MONTREAL

  We love you.  knife | fork | book PICTURED: k | f | b MONTREAL 2017 FALL CHAPBOOK LAUNCH featuring DAVID BRADFORD CALL OUT ELIANNA LEV SEX MADE ME DALE SMITH SONS LAUREN TURNER WE’RE NOT GONG TO DO BETTER NEXT TIME Hosted by KIRBY SHE’S HAVING A DORIS DAY at MONASTIRAKI (Thanks BILLY …

KFB Closed This Week (Nov 15-18th)

A REMINDER KFB will be CLOSED TODAY (WEDS) through SAT NOV 15-18TH for an event at the studio. Sorry for any inconvenience. SEE US & FRIENDS AT @MeetThePresses SATURDAY NOON – 5PM Thanks loves! @itsakirby #poetrydarlings #bookshop #chapbooks #toronto pic.twitter.com/yPvw7pNdFv — knifeforkbook (@knifeforkbook) November 15, 2017 k | f | ‘b-eautiful’ CHAPBOOK BUNDLE DAVID BRADFORD …

“this sweet special place!!!!”

everything about this makes me love living in toronto https://t.co/cLhAklSabj — Damian Rogers (@damianrogers) October 25, 2017 infinitely grateful for the existence of this sweet special place!!!! https://t.co/nPEOtOQotM — emma healey (@emmafromtoronto) October 25, 2017 Me and THE DOGS @marydimichele @GillisSusan @knifeforkbook pic.twitter.com/3ccm1ow3m9 — David Bradford (@BartleBeeps) October 29, 2017 POET @DBernierCormier (“Englishing” @froghollowpress) on …